Centenary Way – 6. Coneysthorpe to Firby via Cranbeck

Centenary Way – 6.  Coneysthorpe to Firby via Cranbeck

Leaving Coneysthorpe this section of the Centenary Way heads towards the hamlet of Firby via Castle Howard. It is a stunning walk through parts of the Castle Howard Estate, the Howardian Hills AONB, arable farmland and wild woodland.

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The Centenary Way

The Centenary Way

The Centenary Way was opened in 1989 and was devised to celebrate the 100th anniversary of North Yorkshire County Council. The walk goes from York to the seaside town of Filey. The route crosses the Howardian Hills via Castle Howard and the Yorkshire Wolds via Wharram Percy. It links the Foss Walk in York with the Yorkshire Wolds Way and joins up with the Cleveland Way at Filey. It follows two rivers, the Derwent and Foss. The Wolds Way shares a lengthy section of the walk between Malton and Filey.

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